Jane Kohuth (“Duck Sock Hop”) will read at 11 a.m. at Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, Newton . . . B. A. Shapiro (“The Art Forger”) reads at 3 p.m. at the Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord.
Sam Baltrusis (“Ghosts of Boston: Haunts of the Hub”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Adams Street Branch of the BPL, 690 Adams St., Dorchester . . . Karen Engelmann (“The Stockholm Octavo”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith . . . J. Robert Lennon (“Familiar”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books
Jonathan Kozol (“Fire in the Ashes: 25 Years Among the Poorest Children in America”) reads at 6 p.m. at Washburn Auditorium on Lesley University’s Brattle Campus, 10 Phillips Pl., Cambridge . . . Diane Morgan (“Roots: The Definitive Compendium with more than 225 Recipes”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store . . . Elinor Lipman (“Tweet Land of Liberty: Irreverent Rhymes”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books . . . Alicia Ostriker (“The Book of Life: Selected Jewish Poems, 1979-2011”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith
Tracy K. Smith (“Life on Mars”) reads at 4:30 p.m. in the Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall, Tufts University
Michelle Cove (“I Love Mondays”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith . . . William Kuhn (“Mrs. Queen Takes the Train”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books . . . Julia Moskin and Kim Severson (“CookFight: 2 Cooks, 12 Challenges, 125 Recipes, an Epic Battle for Kitchen Dominance”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store
Sheldon Stern (“The Cuban Missile Crisis in American Memory: Myths Versus Reality”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store . . . Dennis Lehane, Linda Barnes, Mary Cotton, and Jamie Clarke (“Boston Noir 2”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith
Lise Friedman and Mary Dowdle (“Becoming a Ballerina”) read at 1 p.m. at Porter Square Books . . . Margaret Kenda (“Math Wizardry for Kids”) reads at 1 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord . . . Joshua Glenn (“Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun”) reads at 5 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith